All posts tagged "South Africa"

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    Record numbers for ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA

    Asia’s leading continental fresh produce show attracts more than 13,000 trade visitors from 76 different countries. Hong...

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    The World Apple and Pear Association (WAPA) and COPA-COGECA are pleased to announce their cooperation with Afrucat, representing the apple and pear growers in Catalonia, for this year’s Prognosfruit Conference 2017. As of today, the registrations for the 2017 event are open! The Prognosfruit Conference is Europe’s leading annual event for the...

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    HORTGRO sounds alarm for South African fresh produce industry

    The current drought as well as the predicted long-term drying trends in the Western Cape has serious...

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    South Africa goes after price fixing of fresh produce

    Pretoria — The Competition Commission has conducted a search and seizure operation at the premises of fresh produce market agents in Cape Town and Durban. This follows a search and seizure operation carried out at premises of nine fruit and veg agents in Pretoria and Johannesburg fresh produce markets on Thursday, 23 March. The...

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    A genius solution for fighting drought in fruit production

    South Africa is presently experiencing one of the worst droughts in 45 years, with the lowest ever rainfall since 1904. In 2015, South Africa received only an average of 403 mm, which is merely 66% of the annual average rainfall. This matter has to be urgently addressed, with food sources under severe...

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    Deciduous fruit farmer crowned as Female Entrepreneur 2016

    With great pride and excitement the Deciduous Fruit Development Chamber of South Africa (DFDC-SA) congratulates one of...

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    Prices and volumes for Aussie table grapes are skyrocketing

    TABLE grape export prices have spiked this year with exports exceeding 100,000 tonnes for the first time. According to the Australian Table Grape Association the 2015-16 table grape export season saw 108,594 tonnes exported and April recorded the highest single volume of Australian table grapes exported for any month at 32,587 tonnes....

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    Citrus greening will hit orange yield in 2016

    The global orange market is in crisis, with the average annual growth rates over the last 2...

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    China drives world pear production

    World pear production is forecast up 814,000 tons to 25.2 million on higher output in China where...

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    USDA forecasts steep decline of US apple exports

    FRESH APPLES World apple production in marketing year 2015/16 is forecast to increase slightly over last year,...

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